We'll start off with the Ford Convertible Cabriolet, a very nice looking vehicle, indeed:
John Mohler Studebaker got his start in the manufacturing business making wheelbarrows to sell to the gold miners during the gold rush.
During the El Dorado County Fair, held in Placerville (where the Gold Country Girls grew up) every summer, they hold the John M. Studebaker Wheelbarrow Races to celebrate that fact. This year's fair begins today, and the Wheelbarrow Races (the 70th!) will be held on Saturday. Tina's El Dorado Rose Pageant is tonight at the fair, too.
You have to admit that this Studebaker, below is a great-looking automobile:
I had heard of all the names above, but not so for these last three.
The Reo Flying Cloud (for Flying Down to Rio, perhaps? Just kidding. Gratuitous Fred Astaire reference...):
Vintage automobile advertisements for your, um...